Webmin doesn't do anything special when installing Perl modules.. it
As you would when installing from the command line. The 'make install'
part is where the module's install script copies files into the
Typically, the site_perl, vendor_perl and a few other directories are in
the @INC path that Perl uses to find modules. I wonder if ClamAV is
modifying or breaking this in some way?
One way to test if the modules are properly install is to run
perl -e 'use Some::Module::Name'
at the command line, and see if it fails.
On Fri, 2004-06-04 at 22:35, John Hinton wrote:
> I've been trying to install ClamAV (done) and Amavis (dependency hell).
> Amavis allows ClamAV to tie into sendmail and requires 10 or 15 Perl
> modules which were not on the system. So, Webmin to the rescue! Well,
> not exactly.
> I used the Perl Module to grab what I needed from CPAN, installs went
> well. But, when I go back to install Amavis, it still complains about
> needing these modules even though they are showing on the list of
> installed modules.
> I'm using Whitebox EL (RedHat EL). Checking the paths to perl modules, I
> find on major split. The system seems to put the modules in
> /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.0 whereis the Perl Module is putting
> modules in /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.0. So, I'm left wondering if I
> simply have a path issue with the modules? If so, does the Perl Module
> need a setting in the config to set this path? And I now sit here
> wondering if I dare move these newly installed modules to the
> vendor_perl directory as this is a live and very busy server and I
> really really hate to break something on it as it is 50 miles away and
> has 100s of domains on it.
> Thanks for any advice/help.
> John Hinton
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